Stories tagged with: Structure Fire

May 5, 2014 - 4:50pm
9 weeks 6 days ago

A Zanesville home is destroyed in an afternoon fire at 103 Amazon Hill Rd.

Zanesville Fire Department officials say around 1 p.m. on Monday, they received a call of smoke coming from the roof of the home.Officials say the damage is severe and the house is most likely a total loss.

" There are a couple of rooms pretty heavily damaged and damage up in the roof and well into the attic. It's pretty light simple construction and it wasn't a real solid home to begin with, "...

February 27, 2014 - 5:58pm
19 weeks 2 days ago

A home in Roseville is destroyed after a fire ripped through the structure and damaged other nearby homes.

Crews responded to the fire on the 200 block of Washington Street just before 11 a.m. Thursday. Below freezing temperatures created problems for the nearly seven fire departments on the scene. Roseville Fire Chief Ed Guy said the structure took about two hours to extinguish.

"The biggest thing right now that's affecting us is cold weather and...

December 8, 2013 - 5:21pm
30 weeks 6 days ago

Fire fighters at the Zanesville Fire Department worked tirelessly to put out a structure fire on South Sixth Street on Sunday.

At approximately 11 a.m. authorities say that the fire department was dispatched to 19 South Sixth Street in reference to smoke coming from a downtown building. Once at the scene the department determined that the situation was worse than imagined.

"We found this building with smoke, it showing heavy smoke coming from the ground floor up found fire...

November 10, 2013 - 10:05pm
34 weeks 6 days ago

A structure fire has been reported in Glenford in Perry County.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office confirmed crews from National Trails and Glenford Fire Departments are responding to a possible fire on Ohio 668 since about 7 p.m.

No other information has been released, including an exact address. WHIZ will keep you up-to-date on the incident.

August 18, 2013 - 4:54pm
46 weeks 6 days ago

A fire engulfed a home late Saturday night completely destroying the structure.

New Concord Fire Department was first on the scene and say that they received a call from a witness who noticed smoke coming from the home on the 10000 Block of Coshocton Road. They arrived at approximately 9:30 p.m. and firefighters say no one was injured and that  the family was on vacation in Virginia Beach at the time of the blaze.

"Got home at 1:30 a.m. this morning there...

August 17, 2013 - 11:24pm
47 weeks 22 hours ago

According to the police scanner, at approximately 9:30 Saturday evening, there were reports of a fully involved structure fire just north of 10610 Coshocton Road.

Crews from New Concord and Adamsville are at the scene and more help from Guernsey County was dispatched due to downed live wires. It is not known at this time if there were any injuries or fatalities. We will release more information as it becomes available

June 27, 2013 - 8:46pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

Crews responded to a fire around 6:30 Thursday evening.

The blaze started at a structure behind the Zane Food Mart off of Linden Avenue. The Zanesville Fire Department responded to the scene. The Assistant Chief says he has an idea of what might have caused the fire.

"Right after that thunderstorm came through we were on a couple of other calls when we got a call that lightening struck and a building was on fire at this address, " said Assistant Chief Dave Huey.


April 2, 2013 - 12:33pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

There's concern in Dresden that an arsonist is targeting the village's buildings.

Tuesday morning just before 6, the Dresden Fire Department was called to a structure fire in a large building once used for storage behind 511 Main Street.

When crews arrived the fire was heavily involved in the roof and attic area. The roof had started to collapse. Due to the danger, crews from Dresden, Frazeysburg and Falls Township Fire Departments had to battle the blaze from outside the...

March 20, 2013 - 6:09pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department Responded to a house fire this afternoon at 1754 Norwood Boulevard.

Assistant Fire Chief, Dave Huey says no one was hurt in the blaze that happened around 2:30 and caused a lot of damage to the outside of the house because siding does not hold up well against the heat of a fire.

"Our first unit on scene, reported heavy smoke and fire showing at the back of the house," said Huey. "It looks like it was trash on the back porch, something...

March 1, 2013 - 5:31am
1 year 19 weeks ago

An overnight fire in Muskingum County destroys a home. 

Wayne Township Fire Chief Don Alexander said it happened just before 2:30 Friday morning at 8090 South River Road. 

The Chief says when his crews arrived on the scene part of a double-wide modular home was fully involved in flames.

 Alexander said the fire appears to have started as a result of some electrical wiring near a computer. 

The home is likely a total loss.  It is owned by...

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